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Ana Sani

  • PhD
  • Associate Professor
  • Universidade Fernando Pessoa
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ANA SANI, Ph.D. Associate Professor at Fernando Pessoa University (UFP - Portugal). PhD in Psychology of Justice at the University of Minho (UM - Portugal), with graduate degree and a Master's degree in the same area of specialization at the same university; Coordinator of the MA in Psychology of Justice: Victims of Violence and Crime; Co-coordinator of the Unit of Forensic Psychology at the Pedagogical Clinic of Psychology of UFP. Forensic expert. Expert in psychological assessment and intervention, especially in the fields of child victimization and forensic psychology. Researcher in the area of Victimology, Criminology and Forensic Psychology; Co-coordinator and researcher at the Permanent Observatory on Violence and Crime (OPVC) ( Co-responsible researcher for the period of 2018 – 2012 of the LookCrim Project (Looking at crime: Communities and Physical Spaces) financed by National Funds through FCT - Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia under the project PTDC / DIR-DCP / 28120/2017. External member of the Centre for Research in Child Studies, University of Minho / Portugal. Publications in the area of Psychology and Victimology, with books published in: 2016 – “Práticas de intervenção na violência e no crime” (Violence and Crime Intervention Practices) by Pactor; 2013 – “Violência, agressão e vitimação: práticas para a intervenção” (Violence, aggression and victimization: practices for intervention) by Almedina; 2011 – "Crianças vítimas de violência" (Children victims of violence) by Edições UFP; 2011 – "Temas em Vitimologia: realidades emergentes e respostas sociais" (Themes in Victimology: emerging realities and social responses) by Almedina. Other books in this area and in Criminology and a series of articles in national and international magazines can be consulted at and The curriculum vitae includes participation in more than a hundred national and international scientific meetings, numerous training actions and workshops, especially in the areas of violence and victimization.

Recent publications

  • Evaluation of the school environment: Perceptions of the professionals of a public school

    • Rodrigues Stefanini J
    • Aparecida Cavalin L
    • Tatiane Góes Silva D
    • et al.
  • Security and victimization of university students in the city of Oporto

    • Nunes L
    • Sani A
    • Caridade S
    • et al.

Professional experience

Associate Professor

Universidade Fernando Pessoa



Universidade do Minho

January 2000 - February 2004(4 years)

Co-authors (23)

  • Carlos Peixoto